Ed Feulner is the former president of The Heritage Foundation, a Washington-based public policy research institute.

My Articles

September 30, 2016, 11:11 AM EDT
Repeat a lie often enough, and it becomes the truth.
September 15, 2016, 11:55 AM EDT
Why does Sept. 17 come and go with so little notice?
September 7, 2016, 11:43 AM EDT
What’s a college education for?
August 25, 2016, 2:44 PM EDT
It’s ridiculous to assume that everything is going one way or the other.
August 17, 2016, 3:12 PM EDT
We’ve spent more than $24 trillion over the past five decades in the war on poverty, and what do we have to show for it?
August 3, 2016, 1:50 PM EDT
What are we to make of the push to hike the minimum wage to $15?
July 18, 2016, 11:41 AM EDT
Unlike other Supreme Court justices, past and present, with a lamentable skill for discovering all kinds of unexpected “rights” and hidden meanings in our nation’s charter, Justice Clarence Thomas does something quite radical: he sticks to the actual text.
May 20, 2016, 9:53 AM EDT
Americans still enjoy freedom of religion. But these days, they’re expected to leave their faith in the pew or at home – not allow it to influence their behavior in the public square.
December 4, 2015, 5:27 PM EST
You’ll find charts galore in the 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength, but two at the start of the detailed report are particularly troubling.
October 30, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT
Even those of us who have worked in Washington for many years and become accustomed to the inner workings of government can still be amazed by what lurks behind the curtain sometimes. Case in point: the Environmental Protection Agency.
October 16, 2015, 5:27 PM EDT
Not many people make a habit of carrying large amounts of cash around. After all, thieves could steal it. How ironic, then, that a growing threat to your money is the people you’d call if your money was stolen: the police.
September 14, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT
A lot of things can date an old movie or TV show: clothes, furniture, cars. And another thing: cigarettes. They’re all over the place in many films, markers of an era when smoking was far more common.
August 28, 2015, 10:22 AM EDT
There aren’t many things we can take for granted these days, but some things really feel as though they should be a given. A free and open Internet, for example.
July 24, 2015, 12:32 PM EDT
President Reagan had a gift for proving his critics wrong. Almost none of the leading economists of the late 1970s thought that his supply-side, tax-cutting agenda, along with stable monetary policy and deregulation, could revive the U.S. economy.
June 8, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT
Utterly shameless. There really is no other way to describe what some unions are trying to pull when it comes to the minimum wage.
May 4, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT
Ever since Sept. 11, 2001, whenever Americans seem especially polarized over a controversial issue, you hear pundits recall how united we’d became in the aftermath of that vicious attack. Why, they ask, can’t we be like that again?
April 13, 2015, 11:12 AM EDT
“They won’t go to Indiana, but they will go to Saudi Arabia.” That’s Carly Fiorina speaking about Apple CEO Tim Cook and his well-publicized opposition to Indiana’s religious freedom law.
April 6, 2015, 4:54 PM EDT
“Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech.” The words of the First Amendment couldn’t be plainer. Yet more than two centuries after the Bill of Rights was written, they remain the subject of fierce debate.
October 21, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT
“We are in a dangerous place in the world, perhaps more dangerous than in the past 10 years.”
December 19, 2013, 8:56 AM EST
Today, it is no longer beyond the pale to say that capitalism has done more good for more people than any other economic arrangement ever devised by man.